Ryan Spelts Bio
CEO of Connection Publishing
Ryan Spelts has spent 25 years in the trenches learning and developing skills in sales and marketing. As a small business owner, he is known for his expertise in helping businesses frame their marketing to sell. He has a real-world knowledge of marketing strategies and tools because he uses them in his own businesses. He has also helped countless clients reach their true potential and grow their businesses. With over $50mm in career sales, Ryan knows how to market and sell products and services. He helped one client achieve a $1mm day in sales.
Ryan's expertise lies in traditional, digital, social media, content, email, and video marketing. He is a highly skilled trainer and communicator, and he is known for his ability to simplify complex marketing concepts and strategies into easy-to-understand language.
Ryan’s experience started as a sales person, selling Cutco kitchen knives, where he learned tried and true sales techniques and also became a leader, leading his office to a top ten finish in the nation. He also took the Living Scriptures sales organization that had imploded and was nearly out of business and quickly rebounded the organization to over $3.5mm per year in just 2 short years.
Ryan and his wife Melissa founded Connection Publishing in 2016 and have grown it to include 5 local magazines, a digital marketing company and are currently adding digital video marketing to their offerings. They have helped 100s of clients achieve powerful results in their marketing efforts.
Ryan and Melissa also recently launched whattoeat4dinner.com, a meal plan and recipe website that makes family dinner time easy. They include a lifetime of cooking and their history of publishing recipes in the magazines for the last 6+ years. If you struggle to decide what to make for dinner each night, visit whattoeat4dinner.com for easy plans, grocery lists and recipes.
Ryan also co-owns a Roof Maxx dealership with his son Koby. In their first full year of operating, they were able to accomplish just under $200K in sales. This year they plan to double their results.
Ryan also is a public speaker and trainer. He gives a free copy of his book Marketing Playbook at his website, ryanspelts.com. He also gives a free copy of the WHO, WHY and WHERE worksheets helping business owners discover their why giving them the opportunity to make impactful change in their marketing success.
Ryan is not a gate keeper of knowledge or experience. He will help any one, any time, for any reason. If you need help with sales or marketing, he is happy to help.